As rumors and lies run thick, Hong Kong’s pro-democracy movement is trying to hold on to the meaning of their frog mascot.
Facebook's bushfire fact-checking efforts have mostly focused on misleading photos and videos. What about rampant climate denialism?
People In Puerto Rico Are Demanding Answers After A Warehouse Full Of Unused Emergency Supplies Was Discovered
The governor has fired the island's top emergency management official and said some of the aid has been there since hurricanes struck the region in 2017.
Buggy and riddled with errors, Facebook's Ad Library was all but useless during an election — again.
Wrapping your head around the engagement Trump’s Iran-related Facebook posts are getting is almost impossible.
Trump Is Running Hundreds Of Facebook Ads Praising Himself For The Killing Of Iranian Gen. Qassem Soleimani
Within three days of the drone strike, the Trump campaign was using it to build support for his reelection.
"Ultimately, we don’t think decisions about political ads should be made by private companies," a Facebook executive said.
"Our policy is to ban ads containing vaccine misinformation."
I couldn’t figure out why small, straightforward tasks on my to-do list felt so impossible. The answer is both more complex and far simpler than I expected.
"So was Facebook responsible for Donald Trump getting elected? I think the answer is yes.”
“I Found Election Interference And No One Cared”: One US Veteran’s Fight To Protect His Compatriots Online
Kristofer Goldsmith has learned to live with PTSD and battled a less-than-honorable discharge. Now he’s exposing how veterans are being targeted online.
Facebook said that sharing URLs with the name of the person believed to be the whistleblower is against their policies, but that hasn’t stopped news sites from doing it.
Cheap data and inexpensive smartphones brought millions of people online in India this decade. As the country’s government cracks down, protesters are using the internet to resist.
The two companies had a bad run in the 2010s. It was their own fault.
After a BuzzFeed News report about the dangerous health misinformation, Facebook is cracking down.
Facebook often uses its vast size as an excuse for its failures. Meanwhile, it’s ordering employees to make it bigger.
Facebook told BuzzFeed News an investigation is ongoing. There is currently no evidence to suggest that data collected through the app was misused.
A “step to delegitimize credible journalism," said an Al Jazeera executive.
Hypothyroidism is easily treatable in almost everyone who has it. But social media is rife with bogus cures.
A cluster of Facebook pages loyal to the Labour leader racked up 175 million video views during the campaign, according to BuzzFeed News' analysis, pushing attacks on the Tories' handling of the NHS to the top of the online political debate.
The social media giant is trying to prove it can be trusted to police itself.
Exclusive: Facebook Fired A Contractor Who Was Paid Thousands In Bribes To Reactivate Banned Ad Accounts
"This behavior is absolutely prohibited under our policies and the individual is no longer working with Facebook."
The best video-chatting device that nobody uses is now a little more palatable for the Facebook-averse.
Facebook Tells US Attorney General It’s Not Prepared To Get Rid Of Encryption On WhatsApp And Messenger
“People’s private messages would be less secure and the real winners would be anyone seeking to take advantage of that weakened security,” the company wrote to leaders in the US, UK, and Australia.
Untrained volunteers are running communities that are a town square, Neighbourhood Watch, and emergency information service all rolled into one.
Michael's classmates had become like his extended family, according to his new dad, so of course they were there to watch him become part of a new one.
NATO-Linked Researchers Bought Fake Social Media Engagements To Test How Facebook, Twitter, And Google Combat Manipulation. The Companies Failed.
A NATO affiliate carried out a four-month experiment into manipulation on social media websites. The findings are published in a major new report.
Facebook Said A Chinese Company Compromised Users With Malware And Then Ran Ads Using Their Accounts
The defendants allegedly used the accounts to run ads that often misused the images of celebrities to sell “counterfeit goods and diet pills.”
Kashmiris enduring their region's ongoing internet blackout are losing their WhatsApp accounts because of the platform's policy on inactive accounts.
That’s far more than the estimated amount Warren spent in November.